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Casio XJA257UJ

£1,211.99
chip.com.my Recommended
A cheap to run 1800:1 280 x 800 multimedia projector with average features
1800:1 WXGA (1280x800) No 35dB Jun 2014
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Casio XJ-A257 Review

With very low running costs, we have ranked the Casio XJ-A257 number 215 across all projectors.
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£56 Over 1 Year
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. This projector has received a "Recommended" award from Chip.com.my. Sony data projectors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better projectors are available. View the latest multimedia projectors 2017.
This Casio projector has running costs of only £56 over 1 year, which are in the cheapest 8% of all 1,758 multimedia projectors that we have compared it to.
The XJ-A257 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly long service life of lamp
Does not support full HD
Only 280 x 800 resolution

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £1,125 at Una Technology 8 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 64% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Casio XJ-A257 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would recommend this Casio projector. Chip.com.my gave this projector a "Recommended" award.

Casio Has Very Good Reviews for Its Projectors

Data projectors built by Casio have very good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all projectors (not just data projectors) and found that Casio also has very good ratings across its entire range. 100% of those that bought a Casio projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Priced

Data projectors range in price from £106 to £17,495. We think that this Casio data projector has an average price compared to other data projectors.

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Features

Average Noise Level

The XJ-A257 has a relatively typical noise level (35 decibels) compared to most of the other multimedia projectors.

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Does Not Support Full HD

The XJ-A257 does not support full HD, although keep in mind that most of the other projectors also do not support full HD.

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Only 280 X 800 Resolution

This data projector has a projector native resolution of WXGA (1280x800)|280 x 800, which is the most commonly found projector native resolution on data projectors.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The XJ-A257 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other data projectors.

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Fairly Long Service Life of Lamp

Projectors have service life of lamps of between 20h and 40,000h. The Casio XJ-A257 has one of the longer service life of lamps (20,000 hours) amongst multimedia projectors of this age.

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Average Projector Brightness

At 3,000 ANSI lumens, the Casio XJ-A257 has a relatively standard projector brightness compared to most of the other data projectors.

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Only 1,080 Video Mode

This projector supports a 1080|1080 supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on data projectors.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The XJ-A257 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other data projectors do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Casio released the XJ-A257 in June 2014.


Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 1 year running cost of the XJ-A257 is only £56, which makes it one of the most economic to run data projectors.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00079767466848, 00779184113324, 04971850466840

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